Recent Advances in Polypropylene-Based Materials, Properties and Applications

  • T. Simonazzi
  • J. C. Haylock

Abstract

Polypropylene (PP) has had a remarkable growth rate during the last 30 years, and today it continues to be the fastest growing of the thermoplastic polyolefins. This has resulted from both progress in Ziegler-Natta catalytic systems and production technologies, together with an ease of post-treatments that can modify its structure and broaden its field of application. Today, we are presenting some recent innovations that are based on a methodology of advanced, 4th generation catalysts (Reactor Granule Technology), on retailoring post-treatments (Hivalloy, foamable PP), and on polymer/processing machinery developments (PP stretch-blow molding).

Keywords

Extensional Viscosity Blow Molding Reactor Granule Open Cell Content Narrow Processability Window 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Simonazzi
    • 1
  • J. C. Haylock
    • 2
  1. 1.HIMONT ITALIAFerraraItaly
  2. 2.HIMONT Inc.WilmingtonUSA

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